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2 kilograms of cocaine found in Medford traffic stop

State Police released this photo of the packages believed to contain 2 kilograms of cocaine.

State Police released this photo of the packages believed to contain 2 kilograms of cocaine.

Two men are facing charges that they hid two kilograms of cocaine in the bottom of a child’s car seat while driving on Route 28 in Medford Saturday night, State Police said in a statement.

Royer Vasquez Delrosario, 24, of New Jersey and Victor Nicolas Soto Sanchez, 29, of New York pleaded not guilty in Malden District Court to charges of trafficking more than 2,000 grams of cocaine and to several traffic violations.

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Sanchez is being held on $50,000 cash bail and was ordered to surrender his passport. Delrosario is being held on $30,000 cash bail, said Stephanie Guyotte, spokeswoman for the Middlesex district attorney .

Delrosario’s Honda Accord was pulled over by state troopers at 5:45 p.m. Saturday for motor vehicle violations while traveling north on Route 28 in Medford.

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The car came to a stop on Route 16 in Everett, where troopers searched the vehicle. The two were arrested after troopers allegedly uncovered two bricks of cocaine hidden in the bottom of the car seat.

There was no child in the vehicle, State Police said in their statement.

Globe correspondent Jacqueline Tempera contributed to this report. Catalina Gaitan can be reached at catalina.gaitan@
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